BLACK UNICORN: DUDLEY RANDALL AND THE BROADSIDE PRESS, THE

BLACK UNICORN: DUDLEY RANDALL AND THE BROADSIDE PRESS, THE

    Price: $99.95

    Code: 1294
    Format: DVD

    Chronicles the life and literary career of a major black American poet, Dudley Randall, who has published six books of poetry and edited several anthologies of black poetry. As the publisher/editor of Broadside Press, established in 1965, he has also provided a significant outlet for many other black poets. Creative presentations of Randall's poetry, utilizing historical footage and photos, are combined with interviews with Randall and other black poets, who discuss the extent of Randall's influence on the development of African-American literature.

    Directed by Melba Joyce Boyd
    1996, 54 minutes
    Purchase: $99.95

    "Recommended for African Studies collections in schools and academic libraries."-Library Journal

    "Poetry lovers and high school English classes will find Dudley Randall's poetry moving and accessible."--School Library Journal

    "A revealing look at a man who speaks as well as writes as a poet, who can place both his life and the events of the twentieth-century in the context of literature and history. Highly recommended for high school level and up, for literature, history, and Black studies collections." - Educational Media Reviews Online

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